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placename:- Brandrith Stone
other name:- Brandreth Stone
other name:- Brandery Stone
site name:- Galloper Field
locality:- Tebay
parish Tebay parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
stone
coordinates:- NY616049
10Km square:- NY60
References Morden 1695 (Wmd)

1Km square NY6104

old map:- OS County Series

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

placename:- Brandreth Stone
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 1890s

old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions)

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 155:-
...
... a field called Gallaber, where stands Brandreth stone,a red stone about an ell high with two crosses cut deep on one side. The tradition of the inhabitants makes it the mere stone between the English and the Scots, and it is worthy observation, that it is about the same distance from Scotland as Rere cross on Stanemore, of which see before in Richmondshire. It may be the stone of which Leland VII. 63. says, "There is in Westmorland as it is said a famous stone as a limes of old time, inscribed."

placename:- Brandreth Stone
person:- : Leland, John
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760

New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin, published by T Bowles, John Bowles and Son, Robert Sayer, and John Tinney, 1760; published 1760-87.
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Bradrith Stone
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placename:- Bradrith Stone
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Wmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
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Brandrith Stone
No symbol.

placename:- Brandrith Stone
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

hearsay It is said that this is where cattle were branded.

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